Zenith American Solutions expands Executive Leadership Team, and welcomes Stephanie Edwards, Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Release date: 8/16/2018

Zenith welcomes Stephanie Edwards as a member of its dynamic Executive Leadership Team.  As the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Edwards will report to Garry Welsh, the company’s EVP, CFO, and CAO. “We’re excited to welcome Stephanie to Zenith American Solutions. Stephanie and the outstanding legal team we have assembled, will be focused on providing our clients with industry leading compliance solutions, and supporting the introduction of innovative new products solutions for our clients.” said Welsh.
Edwards will be located at Zenith’s headquarters in Tampa, FL where she will lead the company’s internal legal team as they support a wide range of growth and compliance initiatives.  Edwards recently served as the Assistant Vice President of Senior Counsel for AT&T.  Edwards also served as Employee Benefits Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company, and Senior ERISA Attorney for BellSouth Corporation.  Edwards has 23 years’ legal experience, and earned a Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law, and a Bachelors of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from Georgia Southern University.
“Stephanie brings tremendous legal strength to our business.  Edwards has a deep understanding of ERISA, gained through her years of experience working for large public corporations and legal firms.  These roles also provided extensive exposure to health & welfare, and retirement plan design and compliance, litigation support, and advising plan fiduciaries,” said Art Schultz, the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

About Zenith American Solutions

Zenith American Solutions, Inc. (Zenith) has been providing high quality administrative services since 1944.  With 45 offices across the country, Zenith manages benefit plans as a third-party administrator (TPA) serving over 900,000 health plan members and dependents, and over 925,000 retirement plan participants for Taft-Hartley trust funds, trade associations, government entities, and corporate employers.  For more information, visit www.zenith-american.com.